Triumphant afternoon for Wigmen

It was a triumphant afternoon for the Kroton Hela Wigmen as they beat the PRK Mendi Muruks, 28-16, this afternoon at the National Football Stadium.

The hot Port Moresby heat did not deter the Wigmen in the Digicel Cup round 10 competition.

Less than 3 minutes into the game and Daniel Tapol flew over the Muruk’s tryline, registering the first score for the round 10 match.

A successful conversion by Stanley Olo saw the Wigmen lead with 6 points.

7 minutes later, Benjamin Hetra shouldered past 3 Muruks defenders for another try.

The Muruks responded a few minutes later with a try of their own. Unfortunately, an unsuccessful conversion by Warren Glare left the score at 12-4.

A return from second half saw Messac Wellen score another try for the Wigmen, widening the score margin to 28-10.

With 7 minutes left on the clock, Oxx Jacob bulldozed 3 Wigmen defenders aside for a last-minute-try.

28-16 was the final score of the match.

Meantime, the Digicel Online Topup man-of-the-match went to the Wigmen’s Stanley Olo.

Carmella Gware